Jones Abiri is a journalist from Bayelsa state. He was arrested by the Nigerian State Security Service (SSS) on July 21st 2016 and held in illegal detainment without trial till July 2018. He was recently granted bail and allowed visitation from his family. His case is ongoing.
A survivor of
#DSS illegal detention, Comrade Daniel, also explained that a member of the ruling party detained him because he agitated that the gov.t should follow due process before shutting down a project in his community. He categorised his ordeal in #SSS detention as hell on earth.